CSI 5*

Simon Delestre & Filou Carlo Zimequest Triumphant in €59,400 First GCL Competition CSI 5* at LGCT of Rome

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Rome, Italy – September 07, 2019 – Simon Delestre (FRA) and Filou Carlo Zimequest won the €59,400 First GCL Competition CSI 5* yesterday during the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome CSI 5*/2* at Stadio dei Marmi in Rome, Italy.

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Simon Delestre (FRA) & Filou Carlo Zimequest

The Frenchman and the 10-year-old grey Westphalian gelding (Coronas x For Pleasure) were supreme in the 1.50m/1.55m speed challenge, securing the win backed by a penalty-free effort in 74.80 seconds.

Constant van Paesschen (BEL) and Verdi Treize (Diamant de Semilly x Eiger) were the runners-up, the only difference being their time of 75.71 seconds.

Ben Maher (GBR) and Explosion W (Chacco-Blue x Baloubet du Rouet) also left all the poles up for no penalties, earning bronze honors in 76.16 seconds.

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Simon Delestre (FRA) & Filou Carlo Zimequest during the awards ceremony

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Photos: © LGCT / GCL / Stefano Grasso